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Euthanasia

Author: Sylvia Engdahl
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2007.
Series: Contemporary issues companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the moral and ethical issues of euthanasia with personal accounts, case studies and factual articles.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 0737732512 9780737732511 0737732520 9780737732528
OCLC Number: 70407833
Description: 183 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
ch. 1. Assisted death in current practice --
1. Public opinion is divided on end-of-life issues / Public Agenda --
2. It is legal for conscious, rational patients to refuse medical life support? / James Murtagh --
3. Physician-assisted suicide remains low in Oregon / Oregon Department of Human Services --
4. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia are increasing in Europe / Colin Nickerson --
ch. 2. Withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment --
1. Medical treatment should be withdrawn only when burdensome to the patient / President's Council on Bioethics --
2. Withdrawal of feeding tubes is euthanasia / Anthony Ozimic, John Fleming --
3. Withdrawal of feeding tubes is not euthanasia / Paul Lauritzen --
4. Religious views about withdrawal of feeding tubes do not agree / Teresa Watanabe, Larry B. Stammer --
5. The case of Terri Schiavo raises questions about public policy / Bruce Jennings --
6. New knowledge about levels of unconsciousness may affect life-support decisions / Joseph J. Fins --
ch. 3. Physician-assisted suicide --
1. Physician-assisted suicide should be legal / Marcia Angell --
2. Physician-assisted suicide should not be legal / Marilyn Golden --
3. Refuting arguments in favor of physician-assisted suicide / Kevin Yuill --
4. Disabled people disagree about physician-assisted suicide / Barry Corbet --
5. Physician-Assisted suicide is compatible with Christian ethics / John Shelby Spong --
6. Physician-assisted suicide is not compatible with Christian ethics / Peter Jensen. ch. 4. Personal narratives on assisted death --
1. A disabled woman tells why she opposes withdrawal of medical life support / Diane Coleman --
2. A former governor of Oregon tells why she favors the state's physician-assisted suicide law / Barbara Roberts --
3. An Oregon doctor tells why he opposes the state's physician-assisted suicide law / William M. Petty --
4. A reporter witnesses a legal physician-assisted suicide in Oregon / Tim Christie --
5. The daughter of a multiple sclerosis patient ponders the morality of assisted suicide / Yvette Cabrera-Rojas --
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Series Title: Contemporary issues companion.
Responsibility: Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.
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Discusses the moral and ethical issues of euthanasia with personal accounts, case studies and factual articles.

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